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About William Harvey
English physician William Harvey earned his first Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Padua in Italy at the age of 24 in April 1602. He earned his second the same year from the University of Cambridge. He is renowned for having made significant contributions to the fields of physiology and anatomy. The most notable of them is when he became the first known physician to describe the process of the circulatory system in detail.
He was the first of the nine children of Joan Halke and Thomas Harvey. His marriage to Elizabeth Browne was childless. His father-in-law was Dr Lancelot Browne.
He died on 3 June 1657 of what was suspected to be cerebral haemorrhage.
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F.A.Q. about William Harvey
When is his birthday?
William Harvey's birthday is on April 1, 1578.
In how many days is his birthday?
William's birthday is in 124 days
How old was William when he died?
He was 79 years old.
When did he die?
He died in June 3, 1657.
How old would he be today?
William Harvey would be 443 years old if he was alive today.
Where was William from?
He was born in Folkestone.
William Harvey's Popularity
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People born on April 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. William Harvey is the 1045th most popular Aries.
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